Sighting for June 21, 2017

Linda Cooper

Bull Creek WMA, Triple N Ranch WMA, Forever Florida
Osceola County, FL

This is the Bull Creek NABA count - 4 teams on 3 properties. Sun a.m. - 0%, p.m. - 70%; 83-93 degrees, winds 8-10 mph. DCutler, MCutler, JDuBois, SClendenin, SFarnsworth, EPerry, NPrine, RWarner, LCooper compiler. Astonishing numbers of Gray Hairstreaks! Just about every blossom had them. Meske’s Skipper was new to the count.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 7
  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Giant Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 15
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Barred Yellow 2
  • Little Yellow 15
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Dainty Sulphur 5
  • Gray Hairstreak 878
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 7
  • Cassius Blue 15
  • Ceraunus Blue 35
  • Little Metalmark 14
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 10
  • Phaon Crescent 10
  • Pearl Crescent 55
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 30
  • White Peacock 26
  • Viceroy 8
  • Carolina Satyr 6
  • Georgia Satyr 3
  • Monarch 3
  • Queen 12
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Zarucco Duskywing 6
  • White Checkered-Skipper 5
  • Swarthy Skipper 1
  • Southern Skipperling 7
  • Fiery Skipper 48
  • Meske's Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 6
  • Whirlabout 13
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Monk Skipper 1
  • Dusted Skipper 1
  • Ocola Skipper 1

Meske's Skipper

Gray Hairstreak

Gray Hairstreak

Swarthy Skipper

White Checkered-Skipper

Zebra Swallowtail

Dusted Skipper